Attractions

Top Choice Fortress in Seville

Alcázar

If heaven really does exist, then let's hope it looks a little bit like the inside of Seville's Alcázar. Built primarily in the 1300s during the so-called 'dark ages' in Europe, the fortress' intricate architecture …
Top Choice Gallery in Seville

Hospital de los Venerables Sacerdotes

Inside this 17th-century baroque mansion once used as a hospice for ageing priests, you’ll find one of Seville’s greatest and most admirable art collections. The on-site Centro Velázquez was founded in 2007 by the l…
Cathedral in Seville

Catedral & Giralda

Seville’s immense cathedral, one of the largest Christian churches in the world, is awe-inspiring in its scale and sheer majesty. It stands on the site of the great 12th-century Almohad mosque, with the mosque’s min…
Park in Seville

Parque de María Luisa

The lungs of central Seville are the dreamy Parque de María Luisa, which is a delightful place to escape from the noise of the city, with duck ponds, snoozing sevillanos and paths snaking under the trees.
Monastery in Seville

Conjunto Monumental de la Cartuja

This historic but offbeat art gallery was once a monastery, then a ceramics factory, but today is home to the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo.Founded in 1399, the Conjunto Monumental de la Cartuja became the fa…
Museum in Seville

Metropol Parasol

Smarting with the audacity of a modern-day Eiffel Tower, the opinion-dividing Metropol Parasol, which opened in March 2011 in the Plaza de la Encarnación, claims to be the largest wooden building in the world. Its u…
Gallery in Seville

Museo de Bellas Artes

Housed in the beautiful former Convento de la Merced, Seville’s Museo de Bellas Artes does full justice to Seville’s leading role in Spain’s 17th-century artistic Siglo de Oro (Golden Age). Much of the work here is …
Museum in Seville

Castillo de San Jorge

'Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!' Monty Python once quipped, but in Seville it's not so easy to escape the trauma. After all, this is where the Inquisition Court held its first ever council, in the infamous …
Gallery in Seville

Hospital de la Caridad

The Hospital de la Caridad, a large sturdy building one block east of the river, was once a hospice for the elderly. It was founded by Miguel de Mañara, by legend a notorious libertine who changed his ways after see…
Palace in Seville

Casa de Pilatos

The haunting Casa de Pilatos, which is still occupied by the ducal Medinaceli family, is one of the city’s most glorious mansions. It’s a mixture of Mudéjar, Gothic and Renaissance styles, with some beautiful tilewo…